Before this surrogacy I probably still thought that adoptive parents must love their biological children differently than their adoptive ones. But now I can see that motherhood has nothing to do with who carried the child for 9 months. It has everything to do with the child who carries her heart forever..
That listener requested 1996 interview falls into that period of material that is available through the paid databases but not on NPR’s own site. The listener could have gone to the library, but given that the interview has now come back into the public dialogue, it should be easier to find, so I am also posting it, as did NPR in the Keith piece, along with the transcript, below. Listeners can make up their own minds about it..
Why is our image of the Wild West so wrong? Largely for the same reason these towns adopted gun control laws in the first place: economic development. Residents wanted limits on guns in public because they wanted to attract businesspeople and civilized folk. What prospective storeowner was going to move to Deadwood if he was likely to be robbed when he brought his daily earnings to the bank?.
It begins with decades’ worth of ties between an overstretched Manhattan real estate developer and questionable Russian investors. It begins with the smoldering suspicions through which a Russian president has always viewed the United States. It begins with frustrating cycles of engagement and animosity between Washington and Moscow, chronicled in Michael McFaul’s “From Cold War to Hot Peace.” It begins with the erasure of historical memory and self understanding in the Soviet Union, which gave us the nostalgic and paranoid Russia of Masha Gessen’s “The Future Is History.” And it begins with the susceptibility of America’s people and politics to distraction and manipulation, which, as Timothy Snyder argues in “The Road to Unfreedom,” have pushed this country to indulge its own worst instincts..
However, although the two live very different lives and are rarely seen together, they do take time out almost every day to work out together. Just this Saturday afternoon they were spotted together lifting weights at the David Barton gym in Chelsea. Anderson wore an FDNY T shirt and Ben sported a baseball cap, while the two worked out in almost silence, with Anderson occasionally checking his phone for messages..
Not saying these are the same thing, but the brain treats depression and anxiety like being in a fight. This is why its so hard to out of being depressed. When your brain processes a threat it gets tunnel vision and wont allow you to focus on anything else.